Januar 2012

  • Michael Weiss & Julia Pettengill: Brothers in Arms. Putin support Syrian regime to shore up faltering support in Russia ow.ly/8QOht
  • Barbara Elias-Sanborn: The Pakistani Taliban's Coming Divide. How the Death of Its Leader Could Be Bad for the US ow.ly/8QO9O
  • Transnational Institute | State of Corporate Power 2012 ow.ly/8QkIx
  • Andrei Soldatov: Just business: how Russian technology provides the eyes and ears for the world’s Big Brothers ow.ly/8QjVD
  • Aleksandra Nedzi: Are Bosnian and Herzegovinian victims of wartime rape finally being given constructive attention? , bit.ly/xqRb4L
  • Tom Nairn: New faces of nationalism, bit.ly/yklu7e
  • Kacem Jlidi: Tunisia: animated movie sparks violent clashes between Islamists and Freedom Fighters, bit.ly/Aq6nex
  • Dan Smith: The far horizons of peacebuilding – and the near, bit.ly/z5y53a
  • Alex de Waal: The contest over peace and security in Africa bit.ly/yaEDeS
  • James Mackay: ‘Epic Win’ for Anonymous? Hacktivism and the 99% ow.ly/8QiGJ
  • Ulf Sverdrup: Norge og EU: utenfor og innenfor Hvor hender det fra NUPI ow.ly/8Qi4U
  • Abel Kerevel: Slipping Past the Censors. What controversial cinematic history can explain about Iran. bit.ly/xpB7D6
  • Uri Friedman: Twitter's Misguided Flirtation with Censorship ow.ly/8QgRT
  • Christopher Stephen: The Lesson of Bani Walid. In post-Gaddafi Libya the dream of a stable central government is fading bit.ly/zJslCa
  • Nate Anderson: Who Was That Masked Man? Hacker collective Anonymous a surprisingly potent actor in global politics bit.ly/w5vyCt
  • Tim Judah: The Pop Star and the President (Senegal) bit.ly/xOE1IW
  • James M. Dorsey: Ultra Violence. How Egypt’s soccer mobs are threatening the revolution. bit.ly/xWRSC9
  • Hayder al-Khoei: Decoding Iraq's Sectarian Rivalries fam.ag/wb2Z4h
  • Bronwyn Bruton and J. Peter Pham: The Splintering of Al Shabaab fam.ag/AewHUm
  • Robert McNally: Managing Oil Market Disruption in a Confrontation with Iran on.cfr.org/yutZL5
  • Daily Beast: Gingrich, Romney, and GOP Forget Iraq Mistake bit.ly/weqRvE
  • Jarle Trondal: Centre Formation and the European Commission: A Research Note ow.ly/8Qefy
  • Foreign Policy Expert Survey: The Arab Spring. One year later, how has the Arab world changed? ow.ly/8Q0Sb
  • G. Rachman: The End of the Win-Win World. Why China’s rise really is bad for America -- and other dark forces at work ow.ly/8Q0vm
  • Beckley, Michael. "To Stay Ahead of China, Stay Engaged in Asia." ow.ly/8PYXo
  • Scott Stewart: Mali Besieged by Fighters Fleeing Libya ow.ly/8PYPA
  • Tracy Samuel, Annie. "Attacking Iran: Lessons from the Iran-Iraq War." ow.ly/8PYIn
  • Andrew Wallis: Rwanda: a step towards truth http://bit.ly/wqfcNs
  • James Traub: The Military-Political Complex. Why is Obama to the right of conservatives on cutting the defense budget? http://bit.ly/xltOA0
  • Adrian Wooldridge: Crisis of Western capitalism has coincided with a new form of state capitalism in emerging markets bit.ly/x0LVSq
  • Mark Perry: False Flag. How Mossad agents posed as American spies to recruit terrorists to fight against Iran. http://ow.ly/8BmF7
  • Randall Schweller: Theory in Action: Realism (video under) http://t.co/r3LCQimV
  • Jeffrey Sachs and Niall Ferguson discuss Occupy Wall Street (video)
  • Reza Marashi: A Tale of Two Diasporas (Iran vs Iraq) and war bit.ly/ydUg5K
  • Yousaf Butt: Despite all the hype, Iran's nuclear program has yet to violate international law. bit.ly/yJ4SgU
  • Thomas H. Johnson and M. Chris Mason: The Fog of Peace: The Delusion of Taliban Talks ow.ly/8yYW9
  • Arif Rafiq: Uncertainty looms amid progress in talks with the Taliban, bit.ly/yROf0L
  • Elham Fakhro and Kristian Coates Ulrichsen: Post-BICI Bahrain: between reform and stagnation, bit.ly/yzuxYF
  • Sigvald T. Hauge & Iver B. Neumann: Diplomati − før og nå bit.ly/zIp1nT
  • Christian Caryl: The Slow Death of 'Asian Values' bit.ly/yqXS9d
  • Ryan Evans: Revolution 2.0. Stop trying to counter colonial insurgencies and start understanding revolution? bit.ly/AsOYEe
  • Valentina Bartolucci: Morocco's silent revolution bit.ly/yQt0ln
  • Charles Villa-Vicencio: As the Arab Spring countries are about to learn, reconciliation is hard, grinding work. bit.ly/Aa24TT
  • Foreign Affairs: The Iran Debate: To Strike or Not to Strike (several articles) fam.ag/wiqvXt
  • Several new working papers from ARENA (research on European Integration) bit.ly/yQKDEZ
  • Solava Ibrahim: Why are Egyptians and the west surprised by the Islamists' victory in post-revolutionary Egypt?, bit.ly/zstdMn
  • Rory McCarthy: Islamism and secularism in Tunisia, bit.ly/yAzmWH
  • Ethan Nadelmann: Think Again: Drugs bit.ly/yOGVXf
  • Robert B. Reich: How Capitalism Is Killing Democracy bit.ly/xEjLSR
  • Ken Gause: Leadership Transition in North Korea on.cfr.org/Anlsr4
  • Toni Johnson: Oil's Trouble Spots bit.ly/zhwUFQ
  • Christine Fair: Pakistan's Slow-Motion Coup ow.ly/8tipq
  • Caleb Gallemore: Theory in Action: Constructivism (video) ow.ly/8uIb2
  • Stephen M. Walt: A new kind of NATO ow.ly/8tioV
  • Francis Fukuyama: The Drive for Dignity. Hard power makes the headlines. Never underestimate the desire for respect. ow.ly/8tijS
  • Joshua E. Keating: The Problem Prisoners. Ten of the most controversial detainees still held at Guantánamo. ow.ly/8tiiS
  • Olli Heinonen: 20 Percent Solution. Iran's uranium-enrichment program. The way out. ow.ly/8tigt
  • William Thomson: Criminal Organizations, Competitive Advantage and State Failure in Afghanistan bit.ly/xTL5IY
  • Michael Peck: The Syrian Invasion bit.ly/A77sO7
  • Nick Couldry and Natalie Fenton: Occupy: rediscovering the general will in hard times bit.ly/wAMErS
  • Amal Hanan: Observing the Observers (Syria) bit.ly/wT4IBu
  • Michael Semple: How to Talk to the Taliban fam.ag/AqT6uR
  • Sverre Lodgaard: Ny krig i Midtøsten? bit.ly/wRdCkl
  • Iannis Carras: Structural funds and crocodile tears (Greece) bit.ly/y5VyT5
  • Michael Weiss: What it Will Take to Intervene in Syria fam.ag/xr66md
  • Andrew G. Berg and Jonathan D. Ostry: How Inequality Damages Economies fam.ag/xqNZch
  • Afshin Shahi: Is political Islam on the losing side of the Arab Spring?, bit.ly/yD4Ckf
  • J.D. Bowen: Theory in Action: Liberalism ow.ly/8uIhr
  • Paddy Ashdown: The global power shift - TedTalk http://ow.ly/8lmaS

  • Laurie Garrett: Flu Season. Making a superbug that can infect thousands of people is easier than ever. bit.ly/Azde2c
  • James Traub: Algeria - The Dog That Didn't Bark bit.ly/AAaaf2
  • Suzanne Maloney: Obama's Counterproductive New Iran Sanctions fam.ag/A9VGjh
  • David Madden: Iran in the straits? bit.ly/zAa5iH
  • Martin S. Edwards: A Watchful Eye. Promises of fiscal discipline by EU countries could prove empty bit.ly/w6nVAD
  • Sarah A. Topol: Egypt's Salafi Surge bit.ly/z9RyHZ
  • Borys Tarasyuk: Ukraine, Europe and the Yanukovych game bit.ly/x8FYle
  • Ali Vaez: Supreme Loser Why. Iran's ayatollah-in-chief always gets it wrong bit.ly/zLoLfH
  • Sverre Lodgaard: Obama ingen fredspresident bit.ly/AkW4Pg
  • Marie Juul Petersen: The world's first Muslim human rights commission, bit.ly/wkHsC5
  • Fabrizio Tassinari: Denmark, the imperfect Europhile, bit.ly/y3bm1n
  • International Journal of Conflict and violence Vol 5, No 2 (2011) Focus Section: Youth and Violence ow.ly/8grHz
  • Zbigniew Brzezinski How does the world look in an age of U.S. decline? Dangerously unstable! bit.ly/tfBB6S
  • Gareth Harding: The euro crisis isn't really about money. It's about the fiction that Europeans ever existed at all. bit.ly/vyECRY
  • The Ivory Tower Survey - IR-Scholars about themselves and the world bit.ly/sWcf7M
  • The Beltway vs. the Ivory Tower: Politicians vs IR-academics bit.ly/sXOJ6W
  • Richard Betts, Good lecture on Realism in International relations analysis (video) ow.ly/8uHQ6

  • Sør-Sudan: ny start for skjør stat i Hvor hender det fra NUPI ow.ly/8gq1U
  • Mexico, war crimes and a slippery slope, Patrick Gallahue bit.ly/rypmqM
  • Daze of War: The Russia-Georgia Conflict on Film bit.ly/ucu02n
  • Should Brussels resist Hungary's ‘Putinization’?, Jan-Werner Mueller bit.ly/vEhqlH
  • Kuwait: We may be stateless but we are not voiceless, Mona Kareem bit.ly/t1fft7